Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
- Field of Interest:
- Emergency Assistance
Founded in 1911, the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles (the Jewish Federation) identifies and funds a broad range of Jewish social service, educational and humanitarian programs. It works to foster a sense of common Jewish purpose; strengthen Jewish constituencies to enhance Jewish identity; meet critical human needs in a Jewish context; and strengthen bonds with Jewish people worldwide. Its 3 strategic initiatives are 1) Ensuring the Jewish Future, 2) Caring for Jews in Need, and 3) Engaging in our Community cause of damage related to rocket strikes.
The Israel Terror Fund provides temporary relief and respite to children and their families who live within 25 miles of Gaza including special counseling and trauma services, cash assistance to those in immediate financial need due to damage related to rocket strikes and medicine, home-delivered meals and vital care to seniors and those with special needs.